Senior Safety Consultant

Location: City of London, London Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Sector: Life Sciences, Safety Type: Permanent
Contact: Ian Cowx Job Published: 17 days ago

Senior Safety Consultant
London OR Reading
£45000 - £50000 + Benefits Package

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Safety Engineer / Consultant that is keen to utilise their existing knowledge into a range of industry settings that you may not have tried before (Healthcare / Hospitals, Local Authority, Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution).

To provide System Safety expertise to safety related projects from Bid and Tender phase through to delivery and final sign-off of the Safety Case.

The role will require:

Carry out Safety Assessments, ensuring commercial and project requirements are defined and met, on bids and on existing project changes.

The provision of Safety Management advice to colleagues.

Develop Safety Engineering items such as Safety Management Plans, Hazard Logs, Safety Case Reports.

The ability to perform Safety Engineering analysis activities on complex IT based projects.

* Support bids from a safety / risk perspective.
* Development, maintenance and implementation of System Safety assurance processes documented in Safety Management Plans, based on appropriate standards.
* Conduct System Safety analysis to determine risk and mitigation strategies.
* Prepare and manage System Safety Cases for multiple projects.
* Interface with internal and external stakeholders.
* Briefing colleagues on safety engineering matters

* Demonstrable experience of System Safety processes applied to IT supply scope.
* Ability to communicate safety issues effectively to stakeholders.
* Pragmatic approach to managing System Safety.
* Proactive approach to System Safety assurance.
* Able to engage with multi-disciplinary teams.
* Experience of formal safety requirements and standards (e.g. IEC 61508, DO-178B/C, DefStan 00-56 or DCB0129).
* Familiarity with hazard identification and analysis techniques.
* Understanding of safety risk assessment.
* Experience of Safety Case production and management.
* Knowledge of Safety Critical and highly regulated environments.
* Application of System Safety Engineering techniques in IT systems, either by design experience or in a Safety Engineering role
* Understanding of the issues when using commercial software (COTS) in safety-related applications
* Sound knowledge of commercial aspects and constraints, and to advise on safety responsibilities accordingly.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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